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Weeki Wachee River Retreat

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Weeki Wachee House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 2 bath home on spring fed Weeki Wachee River

3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 living area home on the weeki wachee river. Large porch overlooking the water. All the comforts of home including equipped kitchen and linens. The 6 kayaks and 1 canoe included with the house will pay for the rental!! Enjoy the outdoors. Fish off the seawall, grill for easy meals, relax on the swing or play a game of corn hole. Close to everything you will need for your vacation get-a-way. River has a beach or you are a short drive or boat ride to the Gulf.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Janice Adkins
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 3, 2016
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About Janice Adkins

We have recently purchased the property and overtime hope to make it even better.We have been coming to the river for over 20 years and finally bought our vacation home. We are a large family and understand what's needed to enjoy family vacations and have fun year round.

Janice Adkins purchased this house in 2013

Why Janice Adkins chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

We love this property and it's location to Rogers Park beaches, restaurants, nature, the Gulf of Mexico. We have many friends with homes here and love the community.

What makes this house unique

We love this house with the privacy of the canal yet 3 doors down from the wide open river. The 2 living areas and the large screened porch give us plenty of room. Included with the house are the 6 kayaks (several 2 man) and the canoe. No inconvenience or expense to have to rent off site. Grill and fish right in your back yard. Take your kayak to the nearby restaurant for lunch or dinner.


based on 7 traveler reviews

Weeki Wachee River Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Awesome Spot!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much Pat and Janice for sharing your lovely home with us! My family and myself had such an amazing time. We especially loved having access to the kayaks and canoe! We were out on the river everyday. You had everything we needed. We saw manatees everyday and other wildlife! We appreciated having the board games and the great screened in porch. The home was very clean and organized which made everything that much better! We hope to return as soon as we can!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shannon and Family, Thank you so much for letting us know how much you enjoyed your stay at the house. It is great to hear when our guests have had a good time. We love being at the river and enjoying the time we get to spend there and want our guests to feel at home when they visit. We hope you will have the opportunity to return to the area and will stay at the house again. Most of our visitors come back again and again. We appreciate your kind words. Janice and Pat
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Fort Myers, Florida


  • 5 of 5

Thank you Janice & Pat for sharing your riverhouse!!! This was our second stay there and it was even better this time because we were able to enjoy it for a whole week!!! We were there for our annual family vacation (ages 83 to 18); everyone had a wonderful time. We shared a lot of laughter and made some great memories. (Have to mention that we had a blast playing Cards Against Humanity with our Mom...her reactions to some of the cards were priceless!!!!) Having the Gulf and the river right there is the best; came home with scallops and fish out of the Gulf and kayaked up the river with the Manatees!!!! What a bonus having the kayaks there; even got our 83 year old, Florida cracker Dad in a kayak for the first time!!! The house is great, very clean and had everything we needed. Thanks again to you both!!!

The Bierce Family

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Pam and Family, Thank you so much for the great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your week at the river. Sounds like you had a lot of fun and took advantage of all the things to do in the area. We are glad you returned this year and hope you plan to come back next year!!! We appreciate you picking our house and for all your kind words. Thanks, Pat and Janice
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Harbor Bluffs, FL

Kayak Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Pat and Janice for the most wonderful relaxing stay at your beautiful piece of paradise on the river! The house is perfect with everything I could imagine right there from linens to a fully equipped kitchen, several big TVs and internet access. My favorite was kayaking with the Manatees then coming back to watch the herons and woodpeckers in the trees on the big screened porch. It was also fun to explore the surrounding area including local restaurants like the one on Homosassa where we watched giant tarpons feeding and the Monkey bar in Crystal River where they have a small island with real monkeys! And good cold beer! I will be back again and again! Thanks for your hospitality and for sharing your home and kayaks!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Largo, FL

The Walters Family

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful weekend here. It had everything we needed. Plenty of linens and the kitchen is fully equipped. The kayaks were great for the family. Saw lots of manatees on our kayak excursion. The porch was my personal favorite. What a great place to sip your morning coffee overlooking the river. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home. It was really great. Look forward to doing this again!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. We are so happy you had a great time and hope you will be back in the future.
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Clearwater, FL

Fantastic Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing time celebrating the end of Summer at this lovely home! Thank you so much, Janice & Pat, for creating such a warm and welcoming home for us to enjoy. This place had everything we could possibly need for our stay, and more! We loved having enough kayaks for the whole gang to enjoy at once! We also had fun playing cornhole and board games on the one day that it rained during our stay. The house was very clean and organized, and the split plan worked great so that the kids could play in one room while the adults were talking in another. The backyard was awesome too! Loved the fire pit, the swing, and the big backporch! I'm checking dates now to book again for next Summer, hopefully for a little longer stay this time!! I can't wait to come back. Thank you so much!!

- The Jackson family (and friends)

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gina and Family, We are so glad you had a great time at the house. Sounds like you had fun and enjoyed spending family time together. We are so happy the house was right for you and we look forward to hearing from you for next year. Thank you for your kind words, we appreciate your comments. Thanks, Pat and Janice
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Fort Myers, Florida


  • 5 of 5

Where do I start!!! First off; thank you Janice and Pat for sharing your home with us!!! Everyone in our family loved it. The only bad thing was that we were only able to enjoy it for two days!!! The location is perfect; you have the best of both worlds....minutes from the gulf and right on the river!! We saw a total of 5 so close you could of reached out and touched it!!! Spent part of the day on the Gulf and we became official Scallopers (which were delicious by the way!!!) The house is very spacious....plenty of room for all of us to gather and enjoy each others company. We had a lot of laughs and made some wonderful memories. What a bonus the kayaks are....we really enjoyed going up river....absolutely beautiful. We will definitely be coming back when we can stay longer. My Dad has already asked me several times if I have made another reservation yet...:) Thanks again Janice & Pat!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Pam & Family, Thanks so much for the great review!!! We are so glad you had a great time and enjoyed your stay at the house. We thank you for treating it like your own home. We are glad the house was perfect for your group and you enjoyed the kayaks. Glad you saw the manatees and had a great time scalloping. We do hope you will come back and hopefully get to spend a little more time at the river. Thank you again for letting us know how much fun you had and how much you enjoyed the house. Janice and Pat
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Weeki Wachee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen bed. Linens included. TV
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds. Linen included
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double sleeper sofa in living room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bed, linens included. TV
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
Rental includes kayaks and canoe. Fish off the seawall. Perfect property for a romantic get-a -way, big enough to bring the whole family.

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